ICC names Pakistan’s Fatima Sana as Women’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year

  • ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday acknowledged Pakistani cricketer Fatima Sana’s contributions to the international cricket and named her as the Women’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year for “ruling the roost” in 2021.  Sana, who made her debut against South Africa...
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After T20 recognition, Babar Azam leads ICC ODI Team of the Year

  • ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday honored Pakistan’s all-format captain Babar Azam by naming him the captain of its Men’s ODI Team of the Year, just a day after selecting him as the skipper for its T20I team. The ICC announce these teams to honor top world players...
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International Cricket Council names Babar Azam captain of Men’s T20I Team of the Year

  • ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday selected Pakistan’s all-format captain, Babar Azam, as the skipper of its Men’s World T20I Team of the Year along with left-arm quickie Shaheen Shah Afridi and wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan. The ICC put together a list of c...
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Former world number one Victoria Azarenka wants no-jab, no-play rule in women’s tennis

  • MELBOURNE: Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka threw her support Wednesday behind a vaccine mandate on the women’s tour, as tennis wrestles with the fall-out of the saga surrounding unvaccinated Novak Djokovic. The veteran Azarenka is a long-time member of the powerful WTA Players’ ...
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Passing of a player of grace is a reminder of Scottish cricket’s progress in recent decades

  • In my years of playing cricket, genuine characters were never far from sight — or out of earshot. No doubt this is true of many sports, but the nature of cricket and the length of time that participants are together, perhaps attracts people of a certain disposition. Last week, I learned of the ...
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India big winners as cricket keeps show on road during COVID-19 disruptions

  • It is fast approaching two years since the coronavirus pandemic invaded and interrupted our lives. The impacts on professional cricket, with its dependency on long game times and international tournaments, have been obvious — tournaments cancelled, disrupted, or switched to different locations,...
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The rise, fall and rise again of cricket in the USA and Ireland

  • While the Australian men’s cricket team has been savaging its English counterpart, across the Pacific Ocean the USA men’s cricket team caused an upset last week by beating Ireland in a T20 match. This was notable because it represents the USA’s first victory over a full member of the Internatio...
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Pakistan cruise to semifinal after win against UAE in U19 Asia Cup match 

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday qualified for the semi final after beating the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by 21 runs in the Asian Cricket Council’s Under19 group stage match in Dubai. The Pakistan team has won all three matches played so far and remains unbeaten in the Under19 Asia Cup. “Pakist...
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Cricket Australia 'very committed' to tour Pakistan in March

  • ISLAMABAD: The chief executive of Cricket Australia on Sunday cleared the uncertainty surrounding the bilateral series with Pakistan and said they were “very committed” to touring the South Asian nation in March next year.  Australia are due to play three Tests, three one-day internationa...
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Pakistani stars ‘widely praised’ for performance in U19 Asia Cup in UAE – PCB

  • ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Sunday said the country’s Under-19 cricket squad was being “widely praised” after beating India in the group stage of the Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) Under-19 (U19) Asia Cup.  Pakistan’s young stars led their team to a two-wicket victory ag...
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